Category Archives: Employment

How the Acas Early Conciliation Scheme is faring

The Acas Early Conciliation Scheme was brought in on 6th May 2014 as part of the coalition Government’s attempts to reduce the number of employment tribunal claims. The scheme requires aggrieved employees to notify Acas of their employment issue prior … Continue reading

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Nothing exclusive about zero-hours contracts – an Employment Law update

In my blog post in April 2015, I outlined the various employment law proposals made by each political party in their manifestos’ leading up to the General Election in May. One change that all the main parties seemed to agree … Continue reading

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Fee for World Cup? Bribery in the workplace

There was widespread surprise when FIFA confirmed it was awarding the 2022 Summer World Cup to Qatar; a country: whose Summer conditions make the playing of football almost impossible (leading to FIFA deciding to move the tournament to take place … Continue reading

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[Series] Employer-Friendly Policies | Early Conciliation Process

[This is part three of a three part series on the “employer-friendly” policies which the Coalition Government have implemented during their tenure.] The employer-friendly policies have the aim of reducing potential liabilities on employers in order to encourage continued employment … Continue reading

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Manifestos, polls and sausage rolls – an Employment Law guide to the election

This coming general election has the potential to break the three party dominance of British politics, with a number of newer and smaller parties tipped to make significant gains. With an increase of alternatives, how will you decide how to … Continue reading

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